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Project Manager (Cedar Rapids, IA)
Position Summary

Position Summary



The position of Project Manager is responsible for working with team members and requestors to prioritize and guide projects to completion within the Solution Delivery Team.  This includes resource planning, managing project risk, and ensuring customer satisfaction.  The Project Manager will oversee quality throughout the project.   


Essential Functions

  • Develop a deep knowledge of supported business areas
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully and simultaneously manage multiple projects with conflicting objectives
  • Owns the development lifecycle and is responsible for managing technical risk and dependencies throughout the project
  • Ensure business needs are understood and technical implications are conveyed in a manner that business users can understand and technical team can develop from
  • Acts as a primary point of contact to maintain a strong and collaborative relationship with all stakeholders
  • Plan and measure project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools
  • Ensure required personnel obtained for all projects, including business resources
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team
  • Consistently delivers high quality service
  • Build, develop and grow business relationships vital to the success of projects
  • Participate in project planning, stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, demos and other related meetings
  • Must be systems oriented, enjoy working with new tools and be a self-motivated learner
  • Extended hours may be required to meet deadlines
Position Qualifications

Position Qualifications




For all GreatAmerica team members: Honesty/Integrity, Customer Oriented, Accountability, Tenacious, Communication Skills (Oral & Written), Adaptability


For this position: Assertiveness, Decision Making, Detail Oriented, Persuasive, Problem Solving, Project Management,  Relationship Building, Team Builder


Education: Bachelor degree in Business, Computer Science or Management Information Systems.  Broad understanding of software development and project management concepts preferred. Project Management certification a plus.


Experience: 2-4 years of experience in a project management capacity.  Experience with operational aspects of Information Technology preferred


Skills and Abilities



Computer Skills: Experience with project management software, Microsoft Office Suite and SharePoint.


Other Requirements: PMI's Project Management Professional, SCRUM Certification or other relevant certification preferred